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. in canada, the bible series beat hockey. >> in canada? that's almost a religion, a separate religion. good point. what made you want to do this project? obviously you're well known for "touched by an angel," you're known for a lot of series on television and you put everything behind this. why? >> it came in as a whisper in our hearts, you know, and we just felt the importance to do it. we sat down together over a cup of tea and mark said, you want to do what? the whole bible? and i said, yes, i think that's what we should do. and we shook hands on it and we decided we would do it together and we never looked back. and you though, i think when we originally started off on this journey, many people thought we were nuts. that we had lost our minds. >> you mean on the movie part or mini series part or both? >> well, both. now on the movie part i'm sure there are people thinking these two won't be quiet. we can't put them down. we had the bible series in 2013. we have "son of god" in 2014. but this is our story, our shared story. >> we're hollywood's noisiest christians and we're going to keep
in arizona this week and in you began uganda. a huge ongoing clash between religion and tolerance in my view, which is playing itself out good and bad in places. great in many ways. you're seeing a lot of gay rights being encouraged around america, for example, but in arizona a big backwards step in terms of the thinking of some people there. what's the way around this in terms of -- i have great respect for people who are very religious and interpret the bible in a certain way and it makes them have views about things like homosexuality or whatever it may be. i just don't like it when people who don't agree with something use bigoted rhetoric. i think that's a step too far. but there's a wider issue here of tolerance. and you guys are great examples of very intolerant, implaquable divides coming together. what do you think, roma? how's the best way to handle it? >> i think that perhaps as christian people we become known as people who speak out against things instead of being people who speak out for. and instead of what we oppose it's what we propose. and i think we propose love. i mean, w
feet to his republican bill that triggered a national debate over gay rights religion and discrimination the bill which was backed by republicans was designed to give protection to people who assert their religious beliefs and refusing service to the ap the bill so arizona take much criticism from major corporations and political leaders from both parties republican governors should carefully consider the legislation after receiving forty thousand calls and e mails on the topic most of which urging her to she decided that we can result in unintended negative consequences. opponents call it an open attack on gates in fighting discrimination democratic leaders think the governor to be telling the bill but said it never should have made it to her desk in the first place israel has placed its troops on the lebanese border on high alert shortly after hezbollah threatened retaliation for an israeli airstrike on an orange carrot and from syria on monday lebanese media reported that the israeli air force jets in a convoy of trucks near the syrian border allegedly transferring
shot dead. >> he lost his life for the sake of his country and the sake of his religion. the current rulers are to be blamed. >> reporter: in the last few weeks there have been strikes and protests by workers who want to be paid more. keeping a lid on these would be a challenge for the cabinet. once again there will be a new government in egypt. >> al jazeera continues to demand release of its staff held in egypt. they have now spent 63 days in prison. they are accused of having links to a terrorist organization and spreading false news. al jazeera rejects the charges. and another journalist from the al jazeera arabic has been held and has been on a hundre a hunge to protest his imprisonment. >>> joaquin guzman is considered a folk hero who gave them jobs. from northwestern mexico, how are people reacting to the news? >> reporter: well, we've seen some pretty strong reactions here over the past week since the arrest of el chapo. today, in fact, there is a demonstration being organized a march, i should say, being organized by a group said sin lowans for peace. thousands of people sho
will the debates over freedom and religion and gay rights play into the 2014 campaign? and why rand paul is urging caution in the gop's fight with president obama. >> there are times when people are using language that shouldn't be used. i recently criticized someone for using some of that language. i'm not going to bring it up, but i will say that we can disagree with the president without calling him names. >> "meet the press" is brought to you by boeing, where the drive to build something better inspires us every day. [ female announcer ] who are we? we are the thinkers. the job jugglers. the up all-nighters. and the ones who turn ideas into action. we've made our passions our life's work. we strive for the moments where we can say, "i did it!" ♪ we are entrepreneurs who started it all... with a signature. legalzoom has helped start over 1 million businesses, turning dreamers into business owners. and we're here to help start yours. this is mike. his long race day starts with back pain... ...and a choice. take 4 advil in a day which is 2 aleve... ...for all day relief. "start your engines" >>
with politics. how will the debates over freedom and religion and gay rights play into the 2014 campaign? andian rand paul is urging caution in the gop's fight with president obama. >> there are times when people are using language that shouldn't be used. i recently criticized someone for using some of that lock. i'm not going to bring it up, but i will say that we can disagree with the president without calling him names. >> "meet the press" is brought to you by boeing, where the >[ male announcer ] it'srought surprising what your mouth goes through in a day. but what's even more surprising is that brushing alone isn't enough to keep it clean. fortunately, you've got listerine®. unlike brushing which misses 75% of your mouth, listerine® cleans virtually your entire mouth. so what are you waiting for? it's time to take your mouth to a whole new level of health. listerine®... power to your mouth™. and take the listerine® 21 day challenge. feel the difference, or your money back. ♪ we are back now to react to events in ukraine and discuss the big week in politics. i'm joined by the roundta
to be inclusive in terms of religion, to allow businesses who didn't want to serve people who went against their religion. and to do that without fear of being taken to court. now, of course that would mean if people decided they didn't want to serve someone who was gay they would be protected by law. there's out rage from protesters. the chamber of commerce was against this. they said the state has worked very hard to be open for business and this would be seen as a law -- if it was to go into law it would be discriminatory. as a result, they didn't want hadder to pass this. in the end she came out saying this victim would be vetoed. it's one, again, that has been defeated here. >>> well, the oscars take place in hollywood. one foreign film nominated is the palestinian foam "omar." it tackles the highly sense sieve subject of palestinians who collaborate with israel. >> "omar" brings the complexity of the middle east conflict to this year's oscars. the palestinian contender for the best foreign language film is a love story that becomes a tragedy. after three young palestinians decide to
, the bible series beat hockey. >> in canada? that is almost a religion, obviously you're known for "touched by an angel" you put a lot into this, why? >> it came as a whisper, in our hearts we just felt the importance to do it and we sat down together over a cup of tea and mark said you want to do what? the whole bible? and i said yes, i think that is what we should do. and we shook happeneds on it and we decided we would do it together and never looked back. and when we originalsly started o -- originally started on the movie, we never looked back. i am sure that there are people thinking these two won't be quiet, you know, we can't put them down. we had the bible series in 2013, the son of god in 2014, but this is our story, our shared story. >> we're hollywood's noisiest christians, and we're going to keep being noisy. >> do you say that like it is viewed negatively? >> we don't think so. i think what the bible has done in the son of god, it has almost given people permission to come up and talk openly about their love of god. we don't know everybody and certainly don't know what they're
of -- you know. but in the end he agreed the basis of their religion and ideas are is love. >> i don't do you find the time. >> i got plenty of time. >> you say it's easy. >> got plenty of time to go here and go to lunch. >> you have 20 businesses, 30, 40 businesses. >> no, i don't want 40 businesses. >> you have 20. >> i don't know how many i have but not 40. >> 25. >> a lot of smart people and i have less businesses than that for sure. >> you have more than 10? >> not even 10. >> you have more than 10. >> no, i have the all def digital. one music, one thing that has components to it. i have fashion and culture. >> you write books. >> i write books. >> you are in films. >> films and books -- i am in the film business, yes. and i am an a are no, yes. >> and you have the yoga thing going, the new spiritual center and yoga center. so that's a thing. >> that's a thing. you can count things, i have things. >> okay. >> they are not all businesses. >> we are getting mired in semantics is what i am saying. >> i have a lot of stuff going on. i handle it. i know what do you want do. i don't know a
republican bill that triggered the national debate over gay rights religion and discrimination the bill which was backed by republicans was designed to give protection to people who assert their religious beliefs and refusing service to get the bill so arizona take much criticism from major corporations and political leaders from both parties republican governors should carefully consider the legislation after receiving forty thousand calls and e mails on the topic most of which urging her to she decided that we can result in unintended negative consequences opponents call it an open attack on gates in fighting discrimination democratic leaders think the governor to be telling the bill but said it never should have made it to her desk in the first place. a man has been jailed for two in the hof use to try to blackmail the film crew working on them to be set to transform a school in hong kong. the judge jailed much teaching and a conditioning technician after he was charged with blackmail and assaulting a police officer is from the source material to six weeks. the nuts before filming began. r
to the right. are they not? >> they my be. you know, i say forget making a movie about religion. they should make a movie about piracy. that's where hollywood as a big problem. they see eye to eye with conservatives. they respect private property, intellectual or otherwise. they realize it is critical to the economic growth. will is common ground. they a good thing between hollywood and conservatives. >> you look at the number of this hollywood par and are giving more money to republicans than democrats i don't see them as going right wing. in the movies businessmen always made convenient villains. it was true in "chinatown." it is true. it hasn't changed at all. >> is isn't will a change of direction here that you can sense? >> i don't sense that. i think rick is absolutely right. hollywood has always been about profits and i would throw into that that hollywood has been more conservative than people won't admit. taxi drivers, one of the great all-time film, very conservative message. even if you look at spike lee films, they often bring with hem conservative messages perhaps -- >> quick. >
religion. >>> "american hustle" could win ten academy awards on sunday but it has heavy competition from "gravity." we will look at all the big nominees and actresses in the race and the actor called the one to beat. >> it's friday. right now it's time to show you some of the this morning's headlines from around the globe. kerry kennedy was acquitted this morning of drunk driving. a jury acquitted her. jurors needed two days to reach their verdict. >>> usa today says stethoscopes are covered in germs. researchers say stethoscope cleaning should be standard practice. >>> britain's telegraph says babies born by c section are at risk to be obese. >>> the washington post looks at why viewers are upset with a "jeopardy" contestant. his playing style goes against tradition. he asked the all-time "jeopardy" champion about the newcomer this month. >> what do you think about chew who is winning it in an unorthodoxed way. >> this is smart play. >> he solved all the big daily doubles before his rivals find him. >>> and then the dogsled race kicks off this weekend in alaska. the
of behavior do you think they could get away with, based on religion? i mean, what we're talking about here is an amendment to an existing law that has been in place since 1999. it simply is closing -- well, not really a loophole, but court interpretation. it was originally passed as when you were an individual and went into a business or marketplace, you don't lose your religious freedoms, but some courts have interpreted that. but they also put in place a test that would prove, you have to prove you have the basis for your religious objection. >> a lot of people ignored that. you couldn't just go out and -- and make up a religious belief. let me ask you this, folks on the other side this is what this bill was, the modern-day equivalent of you can deny services of blacks who want to marry whites. blacks that used to get together, that used to be against the bible, against god's teaching. that was outlawed for three centuries and was not deemed illegal to do so to discriminate against blacks and whites who want to marry until 1867. and folks opposed to it said this is the modern-day equival
" series beat hockey. >> what? >> god bigger than hockey? >> that's religion in canada. >> also people should know, the movie is coming out in spanish and korean at the same time. >> in america. >> in america. >> did you just shoot -- do you shoot a lot more? roma, you star in this movie. you're terrific as mary. did you guys shoot a lot more scenes out there? >> we did. we knew when we were shooting "the bible" series that the jesus narrative began to unfold that we had something spectacular, and jesus hasn't been on the big screen for 10 years. 50 years since this was told. we shot additional footage. we put the movie together and this friday it opens in 3,000 theaters across the country. >> wow. look at you. >> roma just told me an amazing thing. tell me about abe foxman with the jewish -- >> we have worked across denominations and reaching out to the jewish community through abe foxman at the ado to make sure we told this movie sensitively setting a political and historic context. >> right. >> presenting the story in a way that really just emphasized the love of jesus, and mr. foxm
. there is always some kind of aspect of religion. christianity has a big part of the story. at the same time, you have extended family. a lot of the western world has gone quite nuclear in terms of family interactions whereas we are quite extended. that story helps people. tell me about how the films are to the rest of africa. appeal, do they cross borders? >> absolutely. they will have some kind of viewing going on. the fact that you can actually sell the stuff, that is on the streets of like nairobi or johannesburg. it is anenglish, african english which is like an americanized english as well. it is something that does travel very very far. the stories are largely of africa it's. hollywood or bali wood has done this with the audiences. tell.ives a stories to >> in terms of where people watch, is not actually mostly in nigeria. it is in places with slightly better connections. thehis is the bigs of moment which is the fragile ecosystem or infrastructure on the ground in africa. were example, our largest markets in the u.s., canada, the u.k.. we have more people in london watching than in the wh
versus gay right? >> free exercise of religion. the clash of rights. 50 years ago this year in one of the surely the great legislative freedoms of american history we passed the civil rights act. if you open your doors in the united states, you open it to everybody. that's the subtle issue. the procedure of that law has been obtain and i think that's where the american people come down. that said, it's a funny kind of sore winner in the gay rights movement that would say a photographer doesn't want to photograph my weddingin. but i've got lots of other photographers but i'm going to use the hammer of government to force them do this. it's not neighborly and it's not gay rights. they should be not sore winners. >> i understand that, having understood your point, you do say if a gay couple wants to go into a bakery and have a wedding cake, the bakery should have to bake the cake. >> bake the cake. >> senator brown, your thoughts on that? >> i thought it was appropriate for governor brewer to veto the law. there are both people on both sides of the very difficult issue. debt, spending
businesses to turn away gay customers. in the name of religion. >> arizona governor jan brewer is under intense pressure to veto, tweeting overnight that she will do the right thing for the state. more now from abc's cecilia vega. >> outrage at the state capitol. as governor jan brewer faces a decision, does she sign into law a bill in the name of religious freedom to refuse to serve gay people or veto it. but companies are pouncing, saying the law would create an unfriendly climate that's bad for business. joining the chorus, marriott hotels. tech giant, apple. which has plans to open a 2,000 job high-tech plant in the state. and american airlines. whose ceo wrote, this bill send the wrong message. mitt romney chimed in urging a veto. even the nfl weighs in. with next year's super bowl set to be played in arizona, the league says it supports tolerance and inclusiveness. >> it is discrimination couched behind the belief that i can hide behind my religious beliefs. >> the opposition has been loud, but you from the backers of this bill so far we are hearing silence. we tried to find busin
emphasize tolerance and inclusiveness and prohibit discrimination based on age, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation. governor brewer has until saturday to veto the bill. hough, just a few hours ago she tweeted "i assure you, as always, i will do the right thing for the state of arizona." i throw it to you, joe. >> first of all, this was such a needle lesless battle that repus of arizona put on the front pages of papers nationwide. i say needless ba lesless becaut hard to believe that the supreme court would ever allow a law to be upheld that would let somebody that own as restaurant deny service to somebody because of their sexual orientation. for those who say, well, somebody should be able to do that based on their devout religious beliefs, do you then give -- because if you're going to allow somebody to not serve a customer based on their sexual orientation because they see that as a sin, that then allows other restaurant owners in arizona to decide they're not going to serve someone who himself been divorced, like myself, or someone who has committed adultery, or if you want
claim it will cause discrimination based upon religion. i stopped at that until tonight. a muslim waiter serving up here walked up to the sheriff and wouldn't give in because he said i don't serve swine. >> i know you couldn't hear that, but you were there. you were live at first when he made the comment about senate bill 1062 which you have been talking a lot about this week. a lot of people thought that could create a situation that you thought was okay. in that comment, he talked about muslims and so i guess my question to you is, is it ever okay. given our country's history to throw race outer and use it. >> i was the top guy in south america and turkey and the mideast. i know a little about foreign countries. i know about racism. i'm not going to get into my family's background. he was just making some comments. i didn't tell him what to do. i got him five minutes before. governor perry was talking about me. a lot of people roasted me. why did they put it out yesterday? why not three days ago. why did they wait for the governor's decision. you can see the politics involved in this.
of religion are in the first amendment to the united states constitution. >> yes, they are. >> when should they take a state? this law in arizona you have to prove as a businessman you were being burdened in your religious exercise. it didn't give the right of people to just say, i discriminated based on my faith. you had 11 republicans and democrats, harvard law professors and others saying this has been mischaracterized. >> you didn't need the law because there is no special protection. i want to move off that point to the point you just made. substantial burden to my faith. how is it a substantial burden to your faith to take photos of a gay wedding if you are a catholic? >> i think if people say, listen, i don't want to sanction polygamy or gay marriage or anything other than traditional marriage, we need to respect that. if you don't like it, shop around. it's not hard for gays to find somebody who is going to take a picture of them is there? >> how is it a substantial burden to your catholic faith to do that? where in your faith does it say that doing that is very wrong? >> you know
is going to cause discrimination based upon religion in arizona. i scoffed at that until tonight. when a muslim waiter serving up here walked up to sheriff joe, wouldn't give him his dinner because he says i don't serve slime. >> reporter: he was a supporter of the immigration law in 2010. he declined to speak with cnn said the statements i maid were satirical comedy. did this roast go too far? >> it was a roast. john kavanaugh is my friend. he's not a racist. there's a double standard around here. everybody is talking about him. what about the activists and these civil rights that call mena decide and hitler. why isn't there an uproar about calling me every name in the book. why are they worried about some roast? >> yes. all right. coming up next on "new day" -- it does matter when you tell jokes. coming up next on "new day" sure it's an honor being nominated but there are no losers on oscar night. wait until you see what the stars will be going home with in those gift bags. i got to go back to hollywood. >> i'm sure they will report them on their taxes. ♪ honestly? i wanted a smart
the world. >> father jonathan morris saw this movie. our fox news religion contributor. father, good to see you. what'd you think of it? >> well done! i live tweeted my experience of the film. i thought it was well done. it proves when you have the formula of great talent, and mark burnett and row ma downey are great talent, and production qualities, and secondly you have money put into it, and they did do that, and thirdly, you have faith-filled producers doing a film, it works. and ten years ago to the weekend, "the passion of the christ" came out. this came out -- this movie came out on friday, beat expectations. the industry had suggested maybe $7.2 million. it's now grossed $9.4 million on a friday. it's going to have a good weekend. it beat "the lego movie." and so -- >> hollywood has learned that the bible kind of sells. >> it does, as long as it's done, as i mentioned, that form la with the faith-filled producers and super good talent. you can't just put jesus on the screen and have him make money for you. >> it must be difficult to play jesus. >> no pressure, you know, of the chara
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